Gift Guides

Gifts for 3 Year Olds That Aren’t Toys

Photo by cottonbro on Practical Gift Ideas for Preschool-Aged Kids That Aren’t Toys What is a good gift for a three year old? I found myself asking that question this year when my son turned three. It was followed by a second question: What could I buy my son that was not a toy? … Continue reading Gifts for 3 Year Olds That Aren’t Toys

Motherhood, parenting

How to Start Potty Training

How to Start Potty Training and Make it Fun How to Start Potty Training I knew that after my son turned two, I would have to start thinking about potty-training. I was dreading it. My son is one of those kids that some people might use fancy adjectives to describe such as, “strong-willed” and “energetic.”… Continue reading How to Start Potty Training

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts…

Photo by on Well, as my own mother used to say, “If it wasn’t for the last minute, nothing would ever get done.” I guess procrastination is a family trait, because I also seem to require that extra adrenaline rush of the approaching deadline or the "last minute" in order to get tasks… Continue reading Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts…


For Parents Ready to Give Up on Virtual Learning

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Virtual Learning amid Covid-19 : A Special Education Teacher’s Tip for Parents. We have been in quarantine for what seems like years now and many students and parents have given up, or are ready to give up, on virtual learning. As a special education teacher who works with middle… Continue reading For Parents Ready to Give Up on Virtual Learning